Recall or Parliament following a dissolution.

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Dear House of Commons,

If war to break out or there were to be a death of a monarch or other national emergency following the dissolution of Parliament but prior to the general election taking place.

Is there a process in place that allows for the recall of the House of Commons following a dissolution pending a general election.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Hosking

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Freedom of Information request F17-355

 

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Dear Alex Hosking,

 

Freedom of Information Request F17-355

 

Thank you for your request for information. You asked if there is a
process in place that allows for the recall of the House of Commons
following a dissolution, pending a general election.

 

This information is held by the House of Commons. Parliament cannot be
recalled after dissolution because there is no Parliament.

 

It may help you to know that information on the Recall of Parliament can
found here:
[1]http://www.parliament.uk/about/how/occas...

Further information on the dissolution of Parliament can be found here:
[2]http://www.parliament.uk/about/how/elect...

 

Additionally, the following House of Commons library research briefings
may be of interest to you:

· Recall of Parliament (December 2016):
[3]http://researchbriefings.files.parliamen...

· Dissolution of Parliament (April 2017):
[4]http://researchbriefings.files.parliamen...

 

 

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Lauren

 

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